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Victorian Lacquer Papier-Mache Chinoiserie Corner Shelf

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Victorian Lacquer Papier-Mache Chinoiserie Corner Shelf

A very nice folding corner shelf of lacquered papier-mache with metallic decoration of Chinese court scenes. One wall shows ladies riding in a rickshaw while the other shows ladies strolling in a court garden with their guardian. The scalloped edge of the shelf is decorated with a gilt edge.

Origin: England, ca. 1840. Condition: excellent, no cracks, bright coloring. Size: 5 wide; 7-3/8 tall.

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